Private equity in health care continues to grow

Private equity has had a long involvement with and continues to stay active in the business of health care.In a panel discussion at the University of Pennsylvania’s Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD, executive director at the institute, said the number of private equity deals in health care has increased from 325 in 2010 to more than 1,000 in 2021.“Private equity firms have invested nearly $1 trillion through thousands of deals to acquire hospitals and specialized practices in the last decade alone,” she said.The driving force behindRead More